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Tips for photographing wild animals in their context, in their settings

Tip 666 (Get the animals in their own settings): When you shoot wild animals in their natural settings, just don’t go for capturing their emotions. Catch them such that what you shoot reflects both the animal and the spirit of their surroundings.

Tip 667 (You need to feel for the environment): When you are shooting […]

Tips for getting some great underwater photographs – learn the technique (contd..)

Tip 641 (Move slowly underwater): The same tip as applies to wildlife photography. If you are trying to take a photo of some fish, then glide in slowly and gracefully, and try not to scare the fish. When you want to get a photo of a fish without too much blue in the photo, then […]

Photo Tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 246 (Don’t provoke the animals): When you are photographing an animal in its natural environment, it can get very boring, and the temptation is incredible to provoke or to do something similar to the animal so as to get some reaction, or some action. Don’t do it. No image, no matter how good, unique […]

Photo Tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 241 (Enjoy what you are doing, there will be many other days): Once I had gone to the zoo, and got some beautiful shots of a tiger who wandered close to the edge of the enclosure. I showed these photos to another friend, who was trying to get such shots for the last month, […]

Photo Tips for Wildlife Shooting (contd..)

Tip 1 (Look for the animal’s behaviour): Typically, if you have been watching the animal for some time, you will get to know the kind of behavior that the animal exhibits and be able to predict the behavior. So, if the animal is stalking a prey, and you have been observing this behavior for some […]